AWARDS + HONORS

 

Named one of the “Emerging Leaders” in 6th Edition of Who’s Who in Black Charlotte (October 2017)

 

Red Ribbon Leadership Award 2015, presented by Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN)

Named one of The Carolinas’ 75 Most Stylish People in 2015 (by Carolina STYLE Magazine)

Named one of Charlotte’s Fab 50 by Garner Circle PR (April 2014)

Named one of Charlotte’s 25 Most Stylish in 2012 (by Charlotte STYLE Magazine)

2007 Women Who Rock Award by Creative Loafing & The Sol Kitchen

PRESS

HerAgenda.com April 2020: How Creatives Are Using Social Media To Keep Their Brands Alive During Quarantine (Featured)

QCityMetro.com April 2020: Charlotte stays at home, in front of the lens. A photo series capturing Charlotteans and a slice of life under lockdown.

Charlotte Post April 2020: Entrepreneurs take creative routes to deal with COVID-19 crisis (Featured)

Innovate Charlotte Blog July 2019: Inside a growing movement to help black women entrepreneurs find success in the Queen City (Featured)

The Mill CoWorking Blog January 2019: Member Spotlight Jameka Whitten (Featured)

Scoop Charlotte November 2018: These 26 Charlotte Women Influence Your QC Lifestyle (And You May Not Even Know It). (Featured) 

Radio One’s Community Voices Show March 2019: Women’s Coalition sponsors Healthy Living Expo (Interview)

The Get Well Podcast May 2017: Giving is a Legacy, Tinesha and Kelley welcome Jameka Whitten to talk giving back, growing up vegan and doing work that matters. (Interview)

TheOGBklynGirl Blog May 2016: Queen of The Queen City (Interview)

Oral Fixation on Charlotte Community Radio November 2015: The Red Pump Project; Eroticism in Words (Interview)

 

Charlotte Magazine May 2015:  “Mixing It Up: Jameka Whitten” (Profile)

Featured in the book Beautifully Branded: “The Girls Guide to Personal Branding & Understanding the Anatomy of Brand You” by Olivia Omega (June 2015)

Charlotte Magazine December 2009 “The New Social Elite: Social media is changing the way things work in Charlotte” (Cover Story/Feature)

Southpark Magazine June 2009 “Enterprising Entrepreneur” (Profile)

Creative Loafing July 28, 2009 “How’s Business: Fifty local business owners tell how they’re really doing in these tough economic times” (Featured)

Charlotte Observer and Seattle Times May 15, 2010 “African-Americans find home in the Twitterverse” (Featured/Quoted)

Fantasia for Real 2 (VH1, Original Air Date Nov. 7, 2010) Featured Publicist on “Back To Me” Episode

Charlotte STYLE Magazine 2010 Fall Fashion Issue “Stylish Careers” (Featured)

Ballantyne Magazine Spring 2011 “People to Know” (Profile)

 

40580-SPRING-2011

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Moderator- Women in Business: Entrepreneurs Share Advice and Tips for Success during 6th Annual Charlotte Professional Networking Week
(January 2020)
Moderator- Talk About It Tuesday: The Seasoned Table – A Plant-Based Holiday hosted by The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Art + Culture (December 2019)

Panelist-Triple Threat Panel – Protecting Your Business: Technology, Reputation, Intellectual Property & Liability (June 2019)

Panelist- The Platform Music + Culture Series (Mind Your Media Edition) (April 2019)

Presenter- Carolina Symposium: Social Media and Public Relations for Hemp Companies (January 2019)

Moderator- Healthy Living Expo hosted by National Coalition of 100 Black Women Queen City Metropolitan Chapter (March 2019)

Presenter & Organizer- “Cupcakes & Condoms” Sexual Health and HIV workshops hosted by The Red Pump Project (2010-2017)

Mistress of Ceremonies – Red Summer Soiree, Benefit Brunch for The Red Pump Project in Washington, DC (June 2014 and June 2016)

Panelist- Career Day St. Catherine’s School in Richmond, VA (April 2015)

Presenter- Restoring Your Inner Whole Woman: Jameka Whitten, Master Networking hosted by Women of Acumen Organization (February 2012)

Panelist- Social Media 2.0 for Nonprofits sponsored by Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (April 2012)

Panelist/Presenter- The Social Guide for Journalists,” tips and strategies to become a better journalist, blogger and overall writer in today’s ever-changing world of social media: hosted by Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (January 2012)

Panelist-Social Media: Get Your Voice Heard. Expand Your Reach.” Hosted by Young Professionals For David Howard (August 2011)

Panelist- Social Media Breakfast Charlotte : Social Media & Non-Profits (February 2011)

Panelist- National Newspaper Publisher Association Mid-Winter Conference: Publishing Strategies in a Digital Age (January 2010)

LEADERSHIP

Northwestern Alumni Club of Greater Charlotte (Current President)

National Association of Black Female Executives in Music & Entertainment (Charlotte Network Leader)

Hip Hop Caucus Charlotte Leadership Committee

Marketing Chair, National Business Women’s Week 2006-2007

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